The International Air Transport Association (IATA) strengthened its call for urgent action from European governments to provide financial relief to airlines. The latest IATA scenario for potential revenue loss by European carriers is US$76 bn and passenger demand (measured in Revenue Passenger Kilometers) is projected to be 46% below 2019 levels. A decline of this magnitude puts at risk about 5.6 million jobs and $378bn in GDP supported by air transport.
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) is contacting aviation regulators worldwide to request that the rules governing use of airport slots be suspended immediately and for the 2020 season, due to the impact of COVID-19 (the Coronavirus).
Air Caraïbes (a member airline of Groupe Dubreuil) has taken delivery of its first A350-1000, the largest member of Airbus’ new-generation A350 XWB Family, making it the first French operator of the type. ç
The P2012 Tecnam Traveller S7-ADM, commanded by Captains Gerhard Geyer, John Rachel and Anthony Hoareau, departed the Tecnam factory in Italy on a 4,500 nautical mile journey to Seychelles.
Boeing delivered to Saudi Arabian Airlines (Saudia) its first 787-10 Dreamliner, which will play a key role in the airline’s fleet and network expansion. The largest member of the Dreamliner family sets the benchmark for fuel efficiency and operating economics and will complement Saudia’s fleet of 787-9. Sigue leyendo
AirAsia has taken delivery of its first A330neo aircraft, to be operated by its long-haul affiliate AirAsia X Thailand. The aircraft was delivered via lessor Avolon and is the first of two A330neos set to join the airline’s fleet by the end of the year.
Delta Air Lines took delivery of its first A330-900, one of 35 A330neos the Atlanta, Georgia-based airline has on order. With new fuel-efficient engines, aerodynamic improvements and the advanced Airspace by Airbus cabin, the A330-900 will give Delta a premier long-haul, wide-body aircraft with exceptionally low operating costs.
Regulators from across the globe are meeting today in Texas (USA), to discuss a possible return to service of the grounded Boeing 737 MAX. The FAA is currently reviewing Boeing’s proposed ‘software fix’ and is already looking ahead at taking the plane back to the sky.
La Agencia Europea de Seguridad Aérea informó hoy que ha emitido una directiva de aeronavegabilidad mediante la cual suspende todas las operaciones de vuelo de todos los aviones Boeing modelo 737-8 MAX y 737-9 MAX en la Unión Eiuropea. Islandia y Suiza se han adheridi a la medida
Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) tiene otro excelente verano por delante para los clientes que vuelen sin interrupciones desde España a los Estados Unidos. Con vuelos diarios desde tres ciudades españolas: Madrid, Barcelona y Málaga, los pasajeros tienen una gran cantidad de opciones para llegar a todos los rincones de los Estados Unidos a través de los hubs de Delta en Atlanta, Detroit y Nueva York-JFK.
Boeing delivered the first 737 MAX 8 to Comair Limited, which becomes the first airline in sub-Sahara Africa to operate the fuel-efficient jet. The airplane is the first of eight 737 MAX airplanes on order for Comair as the airline looks to refresh its fleet and offer better service for its passengers.
Emirates, que lleva operando en España desde el verano de 2010, continúa brindando una conectividad global a los pasajeros a través de sus cuatro servicios diarios entre España y Dubái con una capacidad anual de casi 1,5 millones de asientos en las rutas españolas en 2018.
Volotea, the airline of mid and small‐sized European cities, has carried 6.57 million passengers in 2018, up 36% in comparison to 4.82 million in 2017. The airline will operate in 83 airports which will be connected with 319 routes, 41 of them new destinations.